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Learning about Discourse administration


I am curious about how Discourse administration (beyond moderation) works. I haven’t found related documentation (Discourse seems to be well into the philosophy of Learning by Doing). @Ad_Huikeshoven, may I request admin rights or whatever permissions there are to start learning, please?

My interest is based on this:


You have been promoted


Thank you very much @Ad_Huikeshoven. Oh my, this admin interface is so good! Now I understand why there is no documentation other than Discourse’s own Meta forum.


Wait, I am not an admin anymore? Just a moderator.


Hi Quim,

Sorry for the delay. I’m in Europe. I granted you both admin, moderator rights and have set your status to leader.